Maya Meredith

#0 Maya Meredith

Pos. G
Ht. 5-7
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Cathedral

2018-19: Played in 16 games and averaged 1.0 points, 0.7 assists and 1.1 rebounds… Appeared in the first three games of the season, then did not see action until Jan. 27 at Missouri State, when she knocked down a 3-pointer on her only field-goal attempt... Missed 15 games with an injury to her lower legs... Pulled down a career-high six rebounds on Feb. 28 at Bradley.

2017-18: Appeared in all 31 games and made six starts as a sophomore… Saw a significant uptick in playing time, averaging 16.1 minutes per game with 4.1 points per game, 1.7 rebounds per game and 2.4 assists per game. That came on the heels of a freshman season where she played just 9.1 minutes per game and averaged 1.5 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists…Made her first career start on Dec. 15 against IU Northwest and broke the program record for assists in a single game with 16. In addition to shattering a mark that had stood since 1992, she became the 10th player in Missouri Valley Conference history to notch 16 or more assists in a game and the second player in the nation to do so that season...Scored in double figures for the third time in 2017-18 after not doing so at all in 2016-17 ago by posting 11 points on Dec. 18 at Eastern Illinois... Set a career-high with five rebounds on Dec. 31 at UNI, while reaching double figures for the fourth time this season with 10 points and matching career highs for made field goals (4) and made 3-pointers (2)... Had nine points on Feb. 2 at Bradley before fouling out for the first time in her career... Hit a buzzer-beater from nearly half court to send the Feb. 16 game against Southern Illinois to overtime. That shot was No. 9 on the next morning’s SportsCenter Top 10... Had a career night in that Feb. 16 game against Southern Illinois, scoring a career-high 14 points while also setting career watermarks for field goals made (5) and steals (3)... Led the team with five assists in the first round of the MVC Tournament on March 8 vs. Loyola.

2016-17: Appeared in 28 games as a freshman at Valpo... Made her collegiate debut on Nov. 12 at Stetson, seeing three minutes of action... Scored the first point and pulled down the first rebound of her collegiate career on Nov. 16 at Chicago State... Made the first field goal of her collegiate career on Nov. 21 against IU Kokomo... Knocked down a 3-pointer for the first time in her collegiate career on Jan. 22 against Wright State... Posted a career-high seven points on Feb. 16 against Oakland. 

Prep: Honorable mention all-state as a senior… Averaged 16.6 points, 5.6 assists, 4.4 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 2.0 blocks per game at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis… Surpassed the 1,000-point plateau in her final campaign with the Fighting Irish… Was elected First Team All-City, Most Outstanding Teammate and team Most Valuable Player.

Personal: Parents are Donyell Sr. and Trena Meredith... Born on May 14, 1998... Healthcare leadership major... Loves to buy sneakers and has over 50 pairs... Enjoys adrenaline rush activities such as bungee jumping, free falls and parasailing... Uncle Kevin “Coach K” Lee is the founder of Quality Control Music, which has produced artists such as Migos, Lil Yatchy and Cardi B... Younger brother Donyell Meredith II is a sophomore on the IU South Bend men’s basketball team.